Middle School

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AN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IN PARIS FROM 11 TO 14 YEARS OLD

Our international school ICS Paris caters for students from Grade 6 to Grade 10 and has been designed to offer the Middle Years Programme* of the International Baccalaureate.  

A bespoke curriculum

For Grades 9 and 10, students follow a bespoke curriculum with specific subjects in key academic areas, including a variety of electives. Some Grade 9 (Year 10) subjects and most Grade 10 (Year 11) subjects lead to the official Cambridge International IGCSE examinations, which students can choose to sit (optional).

The International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum in Paris

Our international school ICS Paris follows the Middle Years Programme (MYP) of the International Baccalaureate in Middle School, complemented by regular French instruction offered at five proficiency levels.

At the end of the Middle School, students can continue their learning journey in the Middle Years Programme (MYP) of the International Baccalaureate and work towards the IB Diploma Programme which prepares them to earn the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

 

middle years programme ICS Paris

A typical day at ICS Paris

Every morning, before the beginning of the classes, our students have a Registration session with their Homeroom teacher. Classes start at 8.45 am and finish at 4 pm every day except on Wednesdays, when students finish at 1 pm.
Grade 6 and 7 students have lunch at our international school, while students from Grade 8 are allowed to leave campus and enjoy lunch in the nearby park.

The MYP consists of eight subject groups:

  • Language acquisition,
  • Language and literature
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Arts
  • Physical and health education
  • Design.

*ICS Paris is a Candidate School for the Middle Years Programme (MYP). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that ICS Paris believes is important for our students. Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP).  Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org